Pink Eye / Conjunctivitis

What is Pink Eye?

Pink Eye is an inflammation of the thin layer covering the surface of the inner eyelid and the front of the eye (also known as the conjunctiva). This eye infection is indiscriminate and can affect people of all ages and backgrounds.

What Are Pink Eye Symptoms and Causes?

The three main types of Pink Eye:

The above may cause inflammation and itching of the eye. If any of these symptoms are experienced it is recommended to consult your eye care doctor quickly.

How is Pink Eye Treated?

Some home remedies include using a damp cloth to possibly reduce redness and swelling while reducing discomfort, however it is advised to consult your eye doctor so they can properly treat the problem.

To prevent Pink Eye:

Below are more comprehensive articles, and reports regarding Pink Eye symptoms, treatment and prevention.


Most cases of pink eye (conjunctivitis) donít require antibiotics
pink eye remedies


In many instances Pink Eye can be treated by using simple home remedies such as applying warm and cool compresses and using over-the-counter eye drops and antihistamines. If you think you or your child has Pink Eye / Conjunctivitis call your doctor immediately, and donít be shocked if they don't prescribe anything, in fact they might be doing you a favor.


Pink Eye: Usually Mild and Easy to Treat
CDC


The symptoms of pink eye may vary depending on the cause, and in most cases are usually mild and can naturally resolve itself without treatment. However, there are times when it is important to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. But how do you know when it is time to contact your doctor? What specific symptoms should you be concerned about?


Facts About Pink Eye
NEI Pink Eye


With Pink eye being one of the most common and treatable eye conditions in children and adults it is important to know the causes, symptoms and treatment options. With approximately 3 million cases of pink eye occurring each year in the United States most of the cases do not require any prescribed treatment. So if you believe you or a loved one has Pink Eye what symptoms and steps should you take?




CONTACT LENS KING BLOG

Want to learn about eye care and beauty tips that instantly make you look flawless? Get the deets in our blog newsletter!



Facebook Twitter rss feed
YouTube Google Plus vimeo

ABOUT OUR EYE CARE
& BEAUTY BLOG

Contact Lens King created this blog as an extension to their online store in an effort to facilitate the access of eye care information. This eye care blog provides a large array of topics ranging from lifestyle and healthy living to new technologies emerging in the industry. Subscribe and stay current on new research and articles.


Contact Lens King Logo

RECENT POSTS

Color Blind Test


Red-Green Color Blindness: Protanomaly, Deuteranomaly and Deuteranopia


5 Halloween Contacts That Will Complete Your Costume


Color Blindness | Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment


WHAT CAUSES STRABISMUS?



More Reading

All About Vision
American Optometric Association
Prevent Blindness


Where to Buy

Contact Lenses
Reading Glasses
Contact Lens Solution